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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mods’

Saudi Arabian Man Suspected of Having Ebola Dies

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health said that a citizen of that country who died Wednesday in Jeddah is suspected of having contracted Ebola while on a recent business trip to Sierra Leone. Saudi laboratories certified by the World Health Organization are testing blood samples from the deceased man for Ebola, as well as for other illnesses which cause the …

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The Space Jam Game You Always Wanted Is Now A Mod For NBA 2K14

NBA 2K14 isn’t a game you’d normally associate with mods, but the PC version gets mods nonetheless. Most aren’t exactly newsworthy, but they are when every child’s favorite basketball movie from the 90s is involved. MGX, a modder on the NBA 2K series of games, has released a Space Jam mod that adds the characters from the classic Michael Jordan/Looney …

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‘Just Cause 2’ Multiplayer Mod Comes to Steam

Grand Theft Auto V wowed gamers this year with its massive video game representation of Los Angeles and its surrounding areas. The fictional Los Santos, however, doesn’t hold a candle to the sprawling islands of Panau, the setting of Just Cause 2. Players in that game can take several minutes crossing the game map in the game’s fastest vehicle – …

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SimCity Might Get An Offline Mode, Mod Support Is Coming

When SimCity launched earlier this year, it became the best example yet of why always-online DRM doesn’t work. The game suffered from inconsistent performance and random log outs as a result of the game’s requirement to always be online. At the time, EA insisted that the always online requirement was part of the game’s design, but the now the developers …

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Game Mod Brings Dishonored Abilities To Skyrim

The alter, change, or build upon PC game code to add features, content, and/or, desired improvements is, of course, known as modding. Thanks to the largely unpaid efforts of these “amateur” programmers, many a game has been given new life, courtesy of the fan-created content that pops up. While those who limit their gaming to the console environment miss out …

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DayZ is Coming as a Standalone Version

Dean “Rocket” Hall, the developer of the popular zombie apocalypse mod DayZ has announced the game will be getting a standalone version. Hall announced on the DayZ Tumblr blog that he has been named project lead on the development of the DayZ game. The title will be developed by Bohemia Interactive, the developers of ARMA II engine, which the DayZ …

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DOTA: A History Of The Game [Infographic]

There’s no denying that Defense of the Ancients may be one of the most popular, if not the most popular, mods ever made. Most people equate the game with Warcraft III when the sub-genre known as MOBA blew up in the competitive PC gaming scene. Now everybody and their grandmother wants to make a DOTA-like game with League of Legends …

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Skyrim Meets My Little Pony In The Most Delightful Of Ways

Bronies across the country today are now waking up to the realization that we have to wait until September for the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. To make that wait a little less brutal, have some quality Skyrim meets My Little Pony fun. We’ve already seen what happens when you cross ponies with the darker fantasy …

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Skyrim Gets First Unofficial Patch

Bethesda has handled the launch and post-launch upkeep of Skyrim way better than any of their previous games. By all accounts, it’s a pretty stable game without much wrong with it. There are still a few minor issues that Bethesda has historically never fixed, and now the first unofficial patch is out to fix it. Coming from the official Elder …

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Skyrim PC Patch Fixes Mods, Adds Load Order Functionality

It was a great boost to the modding community when Bethesda announced integration of the Steam Workshop for Skyrim mods. While it still has a ways to go before it can really compete on the same level with established communities like Skryim Nexus, it’s a great start. This latest patch makes it even better. On the Bethesda blog, the developer …

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The Great Battle of Skyrim: When Video Games, Mods And YouTube Come Together

There’s no denying the absolute runaway popularity of Bethesda’s Skyrim. A quick Google search of “Game of the Year, 2011” reveals as much, but make no mistake, the popularity of the game is well-earned. What makes a great thing even better, however, is when fans offer their take on an already-great intellectual property, much like YouTube user Tyrannicon has provided …

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Minecraft Recreates Ocarina of Time In New Mod

Confession time: I got bored of Minecraft really fast. It just wasn’t my cup of tea as I lack any kind of the imagination that made Minecraft such a hit among players in the first place. With that out of the way, it’s about time I pick up Minecraft again. I don’t particularly care for the creation aspect of it, …

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